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November 18, 2021

BALTIMORE, MD - James Concepcion, from Piscataway, is now a member of the class of 2025 at Loyola University Maryland. As first-year students embark on their college experience, they will all take part in Loyola's living learning program, Messina. The common text for Messina is Heartland, by ...

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November 11, 2021

Jorge Ledesma, a graduate of Westfield High School who graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a degree in Social Studies from Harvard University, recently began studying at Oxford University. In 2019, Jorge earned Harvard’s John Palfrey Prize as “the most distinguished scholar in the ...

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November 10, 2021

Clark resident Katie Ledden, a Junior at Rutgers Preparatory school in Somerset NJ, has recently committed to play Division 1 basketball at the University of Rhode Island on a full athletic scholarship.   Ledden dreamed of playing Division 1 basketball since she was in the third grade and started ...

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November 8, 2021

Name: Nicole Falcetano Year graduated: 2015 Favorite memory of high school: My favorite memories from high school would be spending time with my friends. I didn’t realize how much I would miss seeing them every day for lunch and classes. In addition to seeing everyone daily, the prom ...

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October 29, 2021

READING, PA -- Justin Mendez of Piscataway has been named Student Government Association Class of 2025 President at Albright College. A graduate of Piscataway High School, Mendez is studying theatre at the college. Albright's inclusive living-learning community offers more than 70 student ...

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October 17, 2021

Kayla Breaux, a Piscataway, New Jersey native, is a senior studying bioengineering at the illustrious North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Kayla is deeply interested in research & development and is currently working as a bioengineering intern for Medtronic within the ...

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October 5, 2021

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ (September 16, 2021) — Far Hills Country Day School Grade 8 student Sahara Muhammad of Franklin Township, NJ, is the recipient of The Institute of Educational Advancement (IEA) Caroline D. Bradley Scholarship. The program provides its recipients a four-year high school ...

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September 30, 2021

Congratulations to Central Jersey Fillies 16U, the winners of the USSSA Fastpitch Softball Tournament in Edison, NJ over this past weekend. The team clinched the win with an 8-0 shutout championship game. The team includes three Westfield residents and GSLW alumni, Shayne Cleeve (pitcher), ...

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September 17, 2021

Jimmy Arbes graduated Westfield High School as a two-time state champion golfer. Arbes went on to play for Rutgers University on a golf scholarship. Since then, Jimmy has become a father and stepfather, but remains highly competitive in amateur golf within the NJSGA and MGA sections. Since ...

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September 14, 2021

Sean McManus, a 2017 graduate of Summit High School and a recent graduate of The Boston Conservatory, has been cast in the North American Tour of the Broadway Musical "Cats".  Sean was a winner of the Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Award as a member of the Summit High School Theatre Program.  He ...

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June 22, 2021

WARREN, NJ - Warren lacrosse player Dylan Blekicki with the 2021 Building Blocks Lacrosse ( BBL) club has qualified for the 14U Lacrosse National Championship World Series of Youth Lacrosse (WSYL). The team qualified by going undefeated and winning the Eastern Qualifier earning a number one ...

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June 7, 2021

Ashley Bowden, of Bridgewater, was named to the Dean's list for the Spring 2021 semester at Raritan Valley Community College.  She is majoring in special education, early childhood education.

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June 2, 2021

❗️AMAZING NEWS❗️CareOne at Livingston Assisted Living was just awarded Advanced Standing with the NJ Department of Health and the Health Care Association of NJ. A very well deserved award for an incredible community full of healthcare heroes! 

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May 9, 2021

Margot Kapusinski of Cedar Grove and a Junior at Immaculate Heart Academy recently received the President's Volunteer Service Award.  Margot received a Silver Award for completing over 200 hours of service during her Junior year.  Her Service Project's focus was preventing food insecurity in New ...

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April 28, 2021

Mayuri Rajakaruna, Sriya Tallapragada, and Lauren Venturella are troop members of Girl Scout troop 40140. They have been working towards completing their silver award by creating workshops on mental health topics for members of the community to attend.  They are inviting kids ages 5-12 to come.

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April 12, 2021

NEWPORT, R.I. (Monday, April 5, 2021) - The Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) has selected Salve Regina University, Newport, RI freshman infielder Maddie Capetta (Raritan, N.J.) as its Rookie of the Week for softball (week ending April 4). Capetta opened the week with five consecutive two-hit ...

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February 15, 2021

MONTCLAIR, NJ -- Congratulations to Saniya Myers of Piscataway, NJ who is a member of the Montclair State University Women's Basketball Team for the 2020-2021 season. Myers, a Sophomore majoring in Business Administration, is a 6'0'' Forward on the Red Hawk roster. The Red Hawks are led by ...

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January 4, 2021

LAKE COMO, NJ — Alexis Byrne of Lake Como has made the Dean’s List for the fall semester at the University of New Haven’s Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences. The 18-year-old earned a 3.5 GPA in her first semester as a freshman at the West Haven, Conn.-based ...

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December 18, 2020

Congratulations to Ben Fernandez, an Honors student at Caldwell University who completed his first semester with a 4.0 GPA!

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December 11, 2020

FRANKLIN, NJ - Sahara Muhammad, a 7th Grader from Franklin Township, New Jersey, was recently honored as one of the brightest young minds in the world by Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY). In addition, she was invited to two additional exclusive academic programs for profoundly gifted ...

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August 27, 2020

It all started when Sriya Tallapragada, a teen in New Providence Middle School, began observing the gender gap in STEAM subjects. "I didn't think it was fair that girls feel pressured to shy away from STEM subjects just because of stereotypes". She then began on a journey to make science, ...

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August 19, 2020

The 10u Cedar Grove Panthers baseball team recently completed an undefeated season while capturing USABL’s summer season championship. Solid pitching and sharp defense led the way for the Panthers, who went 9-0 in the regular season, while an offense that averaged over 10 runs a game paced the ...

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July 15, 2020

Michael Oddo of Cross River was awarded the prestigious Yale Book Award, which is presented to a Junior who has demonstrated outstanding personal character and intellectual promise, selected by the high school faculty and administration.   Throughout his high school career, Michael ...

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July 15, 2020

Michael Oddo of Cross River was awarded the prestigious Yale Book Award, which is presented to a Junior who has demonstrated outstanding personal character and intellectual promise, selected by the high school faculty and administration. Throughout his high school career, Michael has maintained his ...

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June 21, 2020

Kayla Shipley-Willis from PAAAS won a silver medal for Contemporary Dance performing a tap number choreographed by Mrs. Sampson (from her dance school M.A.D.E. STARS PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL) 2 weeks ago from NAACP-ACTSO New Jersey  State competition.  This is the 1st year it was done virtualyl due ...

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June 11, 2020

Congrat's to our nephew and cousin for making the Dean's List his first year at RVCC!  So proud of you! Uncle Louie, Aunt Terri, Jen, Joey, Josh

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June 3, 2020

LEWISBURG, PA -- Bucknell University has released the dean's list for outstanding academic achievement during the spring semester of the 2019-20 academic year. A student must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a scale of 4.0 to receive dean's list recognition. Claire Linaugh, class ...

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May 27, 2020

MONTCLAIR, NJ -- Congratulations to Saniya Myers of Piscataway, NJ for receiving a 2020 Dean of Students Award at Montclair State University. Award recipients must have a 2.75 GPA or above and are selected by class year: First-Year: Saniya Myers Second-Year: Francesca Leonard Junior: ...

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May 21, 2020

Trevor Ian Hahn is a Hunterdon Central High School graduate, who is currently attending University of Kentucky's Gatton College of Business and Economics. He has recently completed his sophomore year as an economics major. He is on the 2020 Spring Semester Dean's List. His parents, Paul and ...

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May 16, 2020

INTERNATIONAL IMPACT, ONE BOOK AT A TIME   This winter, books began to appear in the foyer of Annenberg Hall. At first, it was just a few paperbacks, here and there. But more and more arrived, in boxes and in bags, piling up around the bell. To date, over 350 books (and counting) have ...

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May 5, 2020

On Saturday, May 2, a surprise drive-by baby shower was given to Dr. Cara Seidner, a dentist at Seidner Dentistry in Randolph, and her husband, Dr. John Hyson IV, a dentist at Roxbury Family Dentistry in Succassunna. The original baby shower was canceled due to COVID-19. Their family still ...

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March 9, 2020

The Plainfields' Chapter of UNICO welcomes its newest members   L. to R. Ida Vitabile, and Shannon Jeffreys, both of South Plainfield,  were sworn in by UNICO NJ District X Governor Anthony Bengivenga  (third from left). Bob Bengivenga, (fourth from left), President of the Plainfields' ...

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March 9, 2020

 Girls Basketball: Academy of St Elizabeth student Hannah Kelly just reached her 1,000th point this season. She transferred to St Elizabeth, from Chatham, as a junior  Next year she is committed to play for Tufts University for basketball. Congratulations Hannah! 

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March 9, 2020

The 7th and 8th grade Paterson Lady Royals won their championship matchup over the NIFTY Lady Lions 39-36. The winning three-pointer came from Jayla Martinez. In the 5th and 6th grade championship matchup it was the NJ Sparks over the Lady Royals 16-11.  

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March 5, 2020

Abigail Kirsinger, of Bridgewater, was named to The President's List for the Fall 2019 semester at Raritan Valley Community College.  She is majoring in pre-med studies.

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March 3, 2020

South Plainfield students celebrating their achievement. The Kuara Futsal team (age U16) placed first in the 2020 Eastern Development Program (EDP) Winter Futsal League.  The team record was 6 wins, and 2 losses playing against reputed soccer Academy teams from New Jersey and surrounding States.

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March 3, 2020

We all miss the kids when they move away after high school. Let's find out how they are doing... Name: Michael Mossucco Year graduated from Brearley: 2015 - Salutatorian  Favorite memory of high school : Performing in the theatre productions  Favorite teacher in Kenilworth? Ms.

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February 24, 2020

The Paterson Fire Department's team led by Battalion Chief Jason Macones were selected as the first place winners in both the judge's category and for the People's Choice Award at the NJFMBA's 10th Annual Cooked and Uncorked Event on Wednesday. The charity pits FMBA represented firehouses from ...

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February 20, 2020

Rosemary Bill qualified for The College of New Jersey's School of Education Dean's List by achieving at least a 3.5 GPA or above for the Fall 2019 term. Go Rosie!!

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February 14, 2020

Amanda Scarlata has been promoted to Lead Ambassador at Monmouth University for the 2020-21 school year.  Amanda is a full time student in her sophomore year at Monmouth and is currently a Tour Ambassador and member of the Delta Phi Epsilon sorority. 

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February 12, 2020

  Local businesses partner to help authors with the publishing process Creative License Publishing and Pfeifer Design are pleased to announce the joining of their creative talents to assist all writers who want to be self-published. Their goal is to provide writers with a mainstream ...

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February 5, 2020

We all miss the kids when they move away after high school. Let's find out how they are doing... Name: Nick Zickgraf Year graduated high school:  2013 Favorite memory of high school:  The pasta nights with the soccer team before our night games on the stadium field.  I miss being part of a ...

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January 30, 2020

Ashley Bowden, of Bridgewater, was named to the dean's list for the Fall 2019 semester at Raritan Valley Community College.  She is majoring in special education, early childhood education.

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January 17, 2020

We all miss the kids who move away after high school. Let's find out how they are doing...  Name: Sean Spillane Year graduated from David Brearley High School: 2013 Favorite memory of high school:  Getting to spend class, lunch, and practices with my friends every day. You don’t realize ...

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January 7, 2020

Dr. Peter Stavrianidis was appointed to the Heritage and Cultural Commission by the Somerset County  Board of Chosen Freeholders  on January 3rd 2020 at the County Courthouse. The nine member Commission, appointed by the Freeholders, are charged with the responsibility to develop County programs to ...

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January 6, 2020

READING, PA - Succasunna resident Samantha Murray, competed as a member of the Golden Wolves women's soccer team while studying Health Care Science at Alvernia University. Murray is a graduate of Roxbury High School. Alvernia is an active member of the Middle Atlantic Conference's (MAC) - ...

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December 29, 2019

Bryan M Gonzalez was raised in Landing and graduated from Roxbury High School in June. He is known in our community for his music talent and for being part of the Roxbury Music Program. He represented Roxbury High School in multiple choirs such as Regional, All State, All Eastern and National ...

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December 29, 2019

Congratulations to the Unisamba U13 Boys on their win at the Turf City Christmas tournament!

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December 7, 2019

InnerFaith Performing Arts Center celebrated their annual Honors breakfast on Saturday at the Mountainside Inn.   Receiving the organization's Champions of Children Awards were: Steve Lenox, TAPinto Paterson - Community Service City of Paterson Department of Public Works - Community ...

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December 5, 2019

500 Paterson children are facing this week's frigid temperatures better thanks to the efforts of the New Jersey Community Development Corporation (NJCDC) and Paterson Engaging Parents (PEP) who teamed up to distribute new, and free, winter jackets at the Great Falls Youth Center on Sunday.

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December 1, 2019

Congratulations to 2019 Quibbletown alumnus and current PHS Freshman Sabeen Murtaza, who is one of this years, recipients of the 2019 Mahatma Gandhi Art and Writing Contest for Middle school students. She was awarded second place, her second award from this organization, and also received a ...

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December 1, 2019

Members of Hamilton FMBA Local 84 and 284 were joined by members of Hamilton PBA Local 66, as well as members and coaches of the Hamilton West High School football team, in handing out over 300 turkeys and other Thanksgiving food.

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December 1, 2019

Members of the Paterson Firefighters Association, FMBA Local 2 and 202, distributed more than 400 cups of hot chocolate at Saturday's Christmas Tree Lighting hosted by Mayor Andre Sayegh and Downtown Paterson.

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November 30, 2019

Highlights of Franklin Township's Franklin Day Festival 2019. Joel Republic is a story (film, video, and media) production company developing entertainment products and services for businesses and enterprises.  Our passion is connecting residents through storytelling with the lesser-known ...

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November 27, 2019

Jeyss Abreu was surrounded by family and friends as he was sworn in to serve as a commissioner on the Paterson Planning Board.

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November 23, 2019

Softball is making a comeback in Franklin Township.  Thanks to some dedicated parents and the Franklin Township Baseball League (FTBL), Softball will be offered for girls ages six to fourteen in the Spring of 2020.  Registration has opened for girls ages six through fourteen at ...

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November 23, 2019

Hey Paterson, help us congratulate one our own, Elias Campbell, aka SUPPA, on his commitment to Embry–Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida. Elias made his first baseball team at a very young age of 3 when he would come to the field to cheer his older brother who also played ...

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November 21, 2019

BATON ROUGE, LA -- Katelyn Basile of Piscataway, New Jersey, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Basile was initiated at Clemson University. Basile is among approximately 30,000 students, ...

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November 19, 2019

ANNVILLE, PA (11/14/2019)-- Ryan deGroot of South Plainfield, N.J., is one of nine Lebanon Valley College who recently competed at the Mid-Atlantic regional Collegiate Programming Contest at Wilkes University. deGroot, a graduate of South Plainfield High School, is pursuing a bachelor of science ...

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November 17, 2019

Johanna Ramirez, Kathy Sledge, Capt. Beth Fournier, Charlayne Powell, Janice Miller, Kelly Powell

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November 8, 2019

Arthur L. Johnson High School Senior Tara Starita committed to Ursinus College recently.   Starita will play Field Hockey for the college in 2020.     _________ Have a Milestone you'd like to share?   To get started, click here.

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November 7, 2019

Congratulations are in order.  Franklin Township Warriors 8U Gold had an undefeated season 11-0. The Warriors won the 2019 Central Jersey Conference Championship against Edison and the 2019 Eastern Region Championship against Rahway.  

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October 31, 2019

Madison Somogyi of Denville, New Jersey is among the 860 cadets and students recognized for their academic achievements during the spring 2019 semester. The dean's list is a recognition given to cadets and students who are registered for 12 or more semester hours and whose grade point average is ...

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October 31, 2019

The Warriors won Denville’s 30+ men’s softball championship on Aug. 28, 2019. This is the Warriors’s third championship in four years. After finishing the regular season undefeated at 13-0, the Warriors entered the double elimination playoffs as the top seed. The Warriors won their first three ...

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October 27, 2019

Members of the Lady Royals basketball team were out in force at Barbour Park on Saturday raising awareness of and funds for breast cancer. For the Lady Royals, being part of the team means more than basketball, it's also about building a better Paterson!

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October 21, 2019

The South Plainfield Sai Datta Peetham located on Oak Tree Road, recently donated backpacks and school supplies for children in need in South Plainfield.  Due to the additional needs of students, Debbie Boyle, The Boyle Memorial Foundation, was able to request an additional 16 backpacks.  Debbie ...

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October 16, 2019

Lisa Tognola's debut novel, As Long As It's Perfect, will release on October 15th, 2019 on She Writes Press. Her story is about one woman's obsession with perfection and how far she'll go to get what she wants, no matter the cost to herself and her family.  Lisa Tognola is an author, freelance ...

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October 13, 2019

Vincent T Marchese, a lifelong resident of Paterson, was recently inducted into the New Jersey Drum Corps Hall of Fame. Vincent has performed over the years with various drum & bugle corps throughout the area including the world famous Hawthorne Caballeros, with whom  he won many ...

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October 10, 2019

Bayt Yeladim Jewish Learning Center and Chavurah are happily preparing decorations to celebrate Sukkot in the school's first ever Sukkah!

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September 29, 2019

Vaughn McKoy, currently serving as Business Administrator for the City of Paterson, was inducted into the Rutgers University African-American Alliance (RAAA) Hall of Fame on Saturday, September 28. McKoy is an Eastside High School alumnus and Hall of Famer. McKoy and his wife, Marnie, have three ...

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September 22, 2019

Catherine Schenone, currently a Freshman at Michigan State University, earned her Girl Scout Gold Award during her Senior year at Bridgewater Raritan High School. As an Ambassador in Girl Scout Troop 60137, she worked with the Van Holten Elementary School in Bridgewater to earn her award. Catherine ...

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September 21, 2019

HAMILTON, NY -- Dvorah Southland, a member of the Colgate University Class of 2021, has earned the spring 2019 Dean's Award with Distinction. Southland is a graduate of Piscataway High School, and is from Piscataway, NJ. Students who receive a term grade point average of 3.6 or higher while ...

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September 14, 2019

We are turning one and celebrating with an OPEN HOUSE! Whether you are new to yoga, new to our studio or have been with us since we opened - Stop by the Studio, Saturday, 9/21, 2:00 - 5:00 pm. Take a free class, meet our teachers, see some of the local businesses in our studio, win a prize from ...

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September 14, 2019

Congratulations to Alex Benno on being inducted into Alpha Phi Sigma, the National Criminal Justice Honor Society! Alex is a junior at Rutgers Newark and leader of the Montville Township Police Explorers.

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September 13, 2019

Victoria Cattano of Landing was named to the Deans List for Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 at Centenary University in Hackettstown. Victoria is a 2016 graduate of Roxbury High School. She is in her Senior year at Centenary and is a Forensics Science Major. Her parents are Vince & Maria Cattano of ...

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September 11, 2019

Nutley resident and author, Barbara Davide, has e-published her book "The Undoing of Walter Woodsworth," through Amazon Kindle.  It is also available in paperback thru Amazon. Her experience with reoccurring dreams of Lambert Castle in Paterson, NJ was the motivation for the book and the ...

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September 10, 2019

Sai Datta Peetham (SDP) was founded by Mr. Raghu Sankaramanchi in March 2014.  The Peetham is founded based on the preachings of Shiridi Sai Baba.  When Saint Sai Baba was alive, his principals were collated in a book "Sai Satcharitra" based on SDP's main mission to feed the hungy and help the ...

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September 10, 2019

Hayley Spina, South Plainfield Riley School student,  began taking riding lessons at Voight Farms in Monroe,  when she was six years old.   Hayley is now seven and the youngest of all the competitors.  The competition was called Delaware Valley Horseman’s Association! And the horse she rides is ...

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September 8, 2019

READING, PA -- Hailing from 20 states - as well as Morocco, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Japan, South Korea and Ireland - Albright's class of 2023 has arrived in Reading, Pa. Biology is the group's most popular major, followed by Albright's Alpha program for undecided students and Business ...

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September 7, 2019

MADISON, NJ -- Students at Fairleigh Dickinson University's Florham Campus, located in Madison, NJ, have been named to the Honors Lists for the Spring 2019 semester. Brian Semone of Piscataway  Javon Tillery of Piscataway  Emily Cherian of Piscataway  Yousuf Khan of ...

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September 5, 2019

By Christian Geuther, September 4, 2019 Philmont Scout Ranch, New Mexico -- On June 26, nine Boy Scouts ranging in ages from 14 to 17 and holding ranks from Tenderfoot to Eagle Scout along with three Assistant Scoutmasters from Troop 109 in Randolph, NJ headed to Newark Airport for a flight to ...

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September 1, 2019

Is there something you'd like to announce? An engagement, a birthday, a retirement? Do it with TAPinto Milestones. Tell the world, which is your community in Fair Lawn and Glen Rock, about your milestone.

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August 27, 2019

This is a Milestone for us at TAPinto, to be able to bring this "Milestones" area on our site. It's been long in the works, but it's finally here for you, our readers, to share your Milestones with everyone.  Is there an important Milestone happening in your life:  a Christening, Bar/Bat ...

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August 26, 2019

PISCATAWAY, NJ - There is something new coming to TAPinto Piscataway. Is there an important Milestone happening in your life:  a Christening, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, Engagement, Wedding? Share your good news with friends and family by posting a Milestone on TAPinto. FREE for a Limited Time.  Just log ...

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August 26, 2019

Monday was national Dogs Day, so here is a photo of my dogs Grace and Jersey. Two great rescues. 

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August 26, 2019

This is a Milestone for us at TAPinto, to be able to bring this "Milestones" area on our site. It's been long in the works, but it's finally here for you, our readers, to share your Milestones with everyone.  Is there an important Milestone happening in your life:  a Christening, Bar/Bat ...

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August 23, 2019

Thanks to OSCAR (One Save Closer Animal Rescue) of Sparta, NJ, the Cohen family of Maplewood welcomed Archie, a Corgi-Shepherd mix, to his new forever home on August 18, 2019. After a long journey from West Virginia, Archie got a clean bill of health from South Orange Animal Hospital and ...

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August 20, 2019

WILKES-BARRE, PA (08/19/2019)-- Wilkes University welcomes more than 500 students including three Piscataway residents into the University's newest class. Daniel Lopez, David Greene, and Mathew Buchek of Piscataway are part of the Wilkes University class of 2023. Lopez is entering Wilkes as ...

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